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Pychlor Dexa Drops 5ml

By MAC LABORATORIESLTD
5ml Eye Drop in Bottle
15.26*
MRP 17.95
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Pychlor Dexa Drops 5ml Description

Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop is used to treat bacterial infections of the eye. It contains a combination of Polymyxin-B, chloramphenicol, and dexamethasone as the active ingredients. Polymyxin-B and chloram

phenicol are antibiotic medicines, while dexamethasone is a steroid medicine that reduces redness, pain, and swelling of the eyes. Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop should be used in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. Complete the entire course of medicine given by your doctor. Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop is meant for external use, and it should be used on the eyes and the area near the eyes.

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Product Summary

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ContainsChloramphenicol + Dexamethasone + Polymyxin B
UsesBacterial eye infection
Side effectsBurning, itching, dryness, swelling of eye
TherapyOCCULAR ANTIBIOTIC AND STEROID
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uses

Uses of Pychlor Dexa Drops 5ml

Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop is used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes.
contraindications

Contraindications of Pychlor Dexa Drops 5ml

  • If you are allergic to polymyxin-B, chloramphenicol, dexamethasone, or any component of Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop.
  • If you have varicella, herpes, HIV, tuberculosis, or any other viral or fungal infection of the eye.
sideEffects

Side effects of Pychlor Dexa Drops 5ml

  • Itching
  • Burning sensation
  • Dryness
  • Allergic rashes
  • Swelling
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Pychlor Dexa Drops 5ml

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop during pregnancy. This Eye Drop should not be used during pregnancy unless advised by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop while breastfeeding?
A:
Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop may pass into human breast milk. This Eye Drop should not be used in breastfeeding women unless recommended by your doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop?
A:
Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop has no effect on driving ability. However, if you experience any symptoms after applying this cream that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop?
A:
There is limited information regarding the interaction of Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop with alcohol. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You do not find any improvement in your condition after using this Eye Drop for 3-4 days.
  • You have a disorder of liver or kidney.
  • You notice any new infections or worsening of your problem.
  • You notice any fungal infection.
  • You should consult your doctor and take oral antibiotics if needed for severe infections.
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Mode of Action of Pychlor Dexa Drops 5ml

How Does It Work?

  • Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop contains Polymyxin-B, chloramphenicol, and dexamethasone as the active ingredients.
  • Polymyxin-B is an antibiotic that alters the permeability of the cell membrane of the bacteria which results in the death of the infection-causing organism.
  • Chloramphenicol is also an antibiotic that prevents the formation of proteins in the bacteria that are required for certain important functions.
  • Dexamethasone is a steroid that reduces redness, pain, swelling, and discomfort caused due to the infection.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Pychlor Dexa Drops 5ml

  • Use Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop as instructed by your doctor.
  • Follow directions carefully & do not miss doses.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying.
  • Wipe any excess medicine from your face with a tissue.
  • Use the exact amount of Eye Drop as recommended.
  • Close your eyes for 2-3 minutes and do not blink or squeeze.
interactions

Interactions of Pychlor Dexa Drops 5ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop is to be used externally on the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines.
  • However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other health conditions.
  • Concomitant use of Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop with atropine or phosphate-containing eye medicines should be done with caution.
  • Medicines used for the treatment of fits/seizures (phenytoin, phenobarbitone), breathing problems (ephedrine), and tuberculosis (rifampicin) may reduce the effect of this Eye Drop
  • Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop can reduce the action of salicylate medicines.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Pychlor Dexa Drops 5ml

  • Store in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Pychlor Dexa Drops 5ml

Overdose

  • As Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop is meant for external application, cases of an overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
  • If you have applied extra quantities of it, then wash/wipe out the excess of the medicine with tissue or cotton.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop, apply it as soon as possible. If it's time for your next application, then skip the missed application and continue with your regular application sch...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop affect my glaucoma?

A: Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop contains a steroid component, which may increase the pressure of your eyes. You should avoid the use of this Eye Drop if you have glaucoma. Consult your doctor and do not self medicate.

Q: Can I use Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop for eye ulcers?

A: No, Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop should not be used in case of eye ulcers, as it may worsen the condition. Consult your doctor and take proper treatment.

Q: Can Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop cause blindness?

A: Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop will not cause blindness if used on doctor's advice and in the proper way. However, if it is used for a wrong eye condition of the eye, which has not been advised by your doctor, it may lead to severe complications.

Q: Can I use Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop while wearing my contact lenses?

A: Do not use this medicine while you are wearing contact lenses. Remove contact lenses before the application of Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop and wait at least 20 minutes or more before reinsertion.

Q: Is Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop is antibiotic?

A: Yes, Pychlor Dexa Eye Drop consists of a combination of two antibiotics which is chloramphenicol & polymyxin B and a steroid called dexamethasone. The combined action of antibiotics and steroids effectively helps in treating eye infections.
Product Details
Brand
PYCHLOR
Expires on or After
29/04/2023
Last Updated on: 21 May 2022 | 11:17 PM (IST)
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